Arkansas lawmakers approve ban on disputed herbicide
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:08:25 GMT
Arkansas lawmakers on Friday approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer. The Legislative Council, without discussion, approved the Plant Board's plan to ban dicamba from April 16 through Oct. 31. A subcommittee earlier this week recommended that the council - the Legislature's main governing body when lawmakers aren't in session - approve the proposal.
Paul Haynes hired as Michigan State's new DBs coach, Mike Tressel is solo defensive coordinator
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:03:07 GMT
Paul Haynes, a former Michigan State assistant and most recently the head coach at Kent State, was hired Friday as the Spartans' new secondary coach. He replaces Harlon Barnett, who served as Michigan State's co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach before leaving this month to become the new defensive coordinator at Florida State.
Barf Wave Started as a Joke Between Friends. Now It's a Record Label.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:02:34 GMT
He and his bandmates began to toss around the idea of a record label in 2015, when they released a split EP with pop-punk group Teenage Sexx. "When we went to put our music on DistroKid, it asked for a label, and we didn't have a label.
Arkansas restricts controversial Monsanto, BASF farm chemical
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:58:05 GMT
In a blow to manufacturers Monsanto Co and BASF SE, Arkansas state lawmakers voted on Friday to bar sprayings of a controversial weed killer after mid-April to protect farmers from potential crop damage. Arkansas will prohibit the use of herbicides based on a chemical known as dicamba from April 16 to Oct. 31, the strictest state limits imposed on the product after it was linked to millions of acres of U.S. crop damage last year.
SEC leaders suffer setbacks, top of standings wide open
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:56:05 GMT
GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Florida at No. 18 Kentucky: Although Kentucky is the only Top 25 team in this matchup, Florida is the program currently atop the SEC standings.
Video: Sen. Lindsey Graham Attacks Republicans Over Budget-DACA Resolution in MSNBC Interview
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:55:43 GMT
Sen. Lindsey Graham ripped fellow Republicans an interview with MSNBC Friday morning. In the interview Graham blamed Trump advisor Stephen Miller for the alleged turn around on a DACA deal by President Donald Trump in budget negotiations with a bi-partisan group of pro-amnesty senators.
Bentonville man accused of rape and battery
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:55:24 GMT
Arthur James Lewis, 26, was being held today in the Benton County Jail awaiting a bond hearing. He was arrested in connection with rape, a Class Y felony, and domestic battering.